~ “Every day you play with the light of the universe.” ~ Pablo Neruda   Here’s some golden advice from Pablo Neruda on how to create a beautiful life for yourself and live your life to the utmost fullest. I feel it to be one of the greatest poems ever written. Some have attempted to…

Read More

“Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this,…

Read More

And as it touched your cheeks so lightly Born again you were and blushed And we touched each other lightly And we felt the presence of the Christ Within our hearts In the garden Are you a Van Morrison fan? Until somewhat recently, I’d only considered myself a mild fan of Sir George Ivan Morrison…

Read More

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ~ John Muir  I’m a tree hugger…and kisser…are you? A lady once told me she was too embarrassed to openly hug trees since she was fearful of what others might think of her if they were to see  her with her arms wrapped around…

Read More

 “Most days were spent on the exact same spot on the couch and rarely would I muster up the energy to make it upstairs for bed. John would sleep on the couch with me, sometimes four nights in a row.” ~ Chrissy Teigen Hello, Beautiful Reader ~ Recently, Chrissy Teigen, wrote an article on postpartum…

Read More

Climb every mountain Ford every stream Follow every rainbow ‘Till you find your dream Dear Beautiful Reader ~ Is nature emotional?  I certainly think so.  I feel Mother Nature is processing some heavy emotions as rain drizzles out of the sky on this blustery January night. When the weather gets emotional, I get on board…

Read More

“Are you guys ready? Let’s roll”  ~ Todd Beamer, Flight 93, passenger #NeverForget Dear Beautiful Reader ~ Days like today makes me remember how every one of us contain within our beings a silent power as fierce and mighty as an explosion of crashing waves upon the shore. We are far more powerful than what…

Read More